Computing: Computer Administration

What's new?


2023.02.03   Windows   New old Windows related tutorial available: Adding sound support to Windows 3.1 and 3.11.

2023.01.30   Network   New (rather long and detailed) tutorial available: Setting up a Windows 7/Windows 8 Homegroup.

2023.01.23   macOS   And another help text available: Opening a macOS app from an unidentified developer.

2023.01.22   macOS   New help text available: Changing application (and other file) icons on macOS.

2023.01.20   Windows   New help text available: Running 32bit applications on Windows 3.1 and 3.11.

2023.01.05   VMware   New tutorial available: Expanding a VMware virtual disk.

2022.12.29   DOS   New help text available: MS-DOS 6.22 post-install configuration.

2022.12.20   OS/2   New tutorial available: Adding CD support to OS/2 2.x.

2022.12.13   Windows   New help text available: Installing a PDF printer on Windows 3.11.

2022.12.09   Windows   New help text available: Adding a program to the Windows 95 Start Menu.

2022.11.29   Windows   New old Windows versions tutorial available: Using the Windows 3.x Program Manager.

2022.11.23   Windows   New problems related help text available: Protection error during Windows 95 boot phase.

2022.11.21   Windows   And yet another help text available: Activating Windows Vista using the developer activation patch.

2022.11.17   Windows   New old Windows versions help text available: Uninstalling a program on Windows 3.x.

2022.11.11   VMware/Linux   New Linux help text available: Fixing "SMBus Host Controller not enabled" on a VMware Linux guest.

2022.10.09   Linux   New tutorial available: Installing a Linux dual boot with one harddisk.

2022.10.07   VMware/OS2   New old operating systems related tutorial available: Installing OS/2 1.x and OS/2 2.x on VMware.

2022.10.30   Windows   New problems related help text (for Windows 3.1) available: MS Access 2.0 startup failure: Cannot find SYSTEM.MDA.

2022.10.22   Windows   New old Windows versions related tutorial available: Installing a 1024×768 SVGA driver on Windows 3.1 and 3.11.

2022.10.12   Windows   New problems related help text available: SQL Server doesn't automatically start with Windows.

2022.10.07   Windows   New problems related help text available: Missing VXD and DLL files on Windows 95.

2022.09.25   VMware/Windows   New tutorial available: Installing Windows 1.x and Windows 2.x on VMware.

2022.09.21   Linux   New help text available: Some problems concerning EndeavourOS: 1. system update failure; 2. wrong time display; 3. no scrollbars in terminal.

2022.09.20   Windows/Linux   New tutorial available: Installing a Windows and Linux dual boot (Windows NT bootloder). The tutorial is about BIOS boot, the operating systems used being Windows XP and Knoppix 3.3. It also includes details about how edit lilo.conf and reinstall the LILO bootloader.

2022.08.28   Linux   New tutorial available in the Computer Administration: Linux section: Adding an LVM PV on Centos 7.

2022.08.24   Windows/Linux   New tutorial available: Installing a Windows and Linux dual boot (Linux bootloder). The tutorial is about BIOS boot, the operating systems used being Windows Me and Q4OS. It also includes details about how to use the Grub Customizer utility to change the boot session parameters.

2022.08.10   Linux   New help text available in the Computer Administration: Linux section: Some tips concerning Knoppix 3.3.

2022.07.30   Windows   New tutorial available in the Computer Administration: Windows section: Installing a Windows 98 and Windows 95 dual boot.

2022.07.22   Windows   New tutorial available in the Computer Administration: Windows section: Installing a Windows 2000 and Windows NT dual boot.

2022.07.17   VMware   New tutorial available in the Computer Administration: VMware section: Creating VMware macOS guests on a Windows host. With other words: a tutorial about how to run macOS on a Windows PC.

2022.06.14   VMware   New problems related help text available in the Computer Administration: VMware section: VMware Tools problem on Windows Vista.

2022.05.12   Linux   Another small help text available in Computer Administration: Linux section: Playing MP4 videos on openSuse.

2022.05.07   Linux   The first real tutorial available in Computer Administration: Linux section: Using LVM disk storage layout on Ubuntu Server.

2022.04.10   Linux   Small help text available in the Computer Administration: Linux section: Disabling the guest account on Ubuntu Desktop.

2022.02.28   Various   4 small help texts available: 1. Moving a VMware virtual disk; 2. Disabling cloud-init on Ubuntu Server; 3. VMware Tools problem on Ubuntu; 4. VMware Linux guest sound problem on a Windows host; 5. SCSI disks not recognized by Windows XP; 6. Disk size limits on Windows NT.